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ReGripped a/k/a Pete Flanigan is based in Los Angeles and blogs about his golfing adventures around Southern California at www.re-gripped.com. Pete is currently attempting to play all the North American golf courses designed by Coore & Crenshaw and you can follow his travels at www.coorecrenshawquest.com. Pete's dream is to play Cypress Point and has been interviewed by Golf Digest and other golf media about his efforts to play the course. If you can help him with Cypress, please reach out! He will be your friend forever.

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Trinity Forest 05/01/2017

23rd Texas - Best in Area
I can't help but think that Coore and Crenshaw took the best of their designs, mixed in elements of Doak's Ballyneal and then put it all in an Ireland/Scotland blender to...

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Clear Creek 09/10/2017

2nd Nevada - Best in Area
This course is outrageously good! While C&C often get praised for their inland links-style courses, do not discount this course that runs through the pine trees. It is as...

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Kapalua (Plantation) 01/05/2016

2nd Hawaii - Best in Area
This course is fantastic and to me is the best in the state and one of the tops in the country. The views, amazing. The course, in fantastic condition. Plus, despite bein...

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Black Sheep (1st & 2nd) 05/09/2017

8th Illinois - Best in Area
If I could be a member anywhere in Illinois, make me a member here! 27 holes give you a heathland/links vibe yet you look out over a sea of corn making for a pleasantly j...

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Pacific Grove 13/02/2018

57th California - Best in Area
The back nine at Pacific Grove will give you everything you want out of a golf trip to Monterey for a fraction of the price compared to the neighboring courses. Lighthous...

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Sand Hills 18/08/2016

1st Nebraska - Best in Area 6th USA Ranking 6th North America Ranking 11th World Ranking
I was fascinated by the divergent reviews on this site about Sand Hills. People seem somewhat divided between thinking this course is definitely top 10 in the world and t...

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Wild Horse 18/08/2016

4th Nebraska - Best in Area
Since its opening, Wild Horse has been consistently ranked in the Top 100 courses you can play and is ranked here as one of the top courses of Nebraska. After playing it,...

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Ballyneal 18/08/2016

1st Colorado - Best in Area 26th USA Ranking 27th North America Ranking 55th World Ranking
Ballyneal is a real thinking golfer's golf course. Unlike most courses, there are many ways to play each hole at Ballyneal and many ways to hit your approach shots due to...

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Lake Merced 15/05/2018

77th California - Best in Area
LMGC is one of the most underrated golf courses in Northern California, which isn't surprising given its proximity to such luminaries as Olympic, Cal Club and SFGC. That...

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Saticoy 02/01/2019

89th California - Best in Area
When one thinks of "golden age" courses in Los Angeles, the list seems to start and stop with LACC, Riviera and Bel-Air. However, do not sleep on Saticoy, which takes des...

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Rams Hill 21/11/2016

35th California - Best in Area
I had heard the whispers of the resuscitated Rams Hill from my Southern California brethren and when I finally got a chance to see it for myself this year, I was blown aw...

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Rustic Canyon 22/11/2016

16th California - Best in Area
Rustic is constantly ranked as one of the "best bangs for your bucks" in golf and its not hard to see why. The greens fees are relatively modest and decrease during the d...

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Sandpiper Golf Club 22/11/2016

74th California - Best in Area
Hands down, one of my favorite rounds of 2016. I am a sucker for seaside golf and Sandpiper has it in abundance. The front side has some parkland holes that allow you to...

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Pine Dunes 01/05/2016

18th Texas - Best in Area
Set in the middle of nowhere Texas, I wanted to see what all the fuss was about (ranked #1 of courses you can play by Golfweek). This course is definitely deserving of th...

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La Quinta (Mountain) 26/02/2017

40th California - Best in Area
Fast greens, amazing scenery and the last 5 holes are one of the best stretches in golf with greens and fairways weaving up around and near mountains. Throw out holes 10-...

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We-Ko-Pa (Saguaro) 03/12/2016

7th Arizona - Best in Area
Make sure your driver is working on this course and Coore and Crenshaw offer forced carries on many a hole. The course has stunning visuals and as it resides on a Indian...

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